Classic Film Review: Sin City (2005)

‘It’s based on a comic book and they had hopes when making it of having it resemble, visually, the comic book style and I must admit they succeeded hands down’ Sin City, 2005 Directed by: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Starring: Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Elijah WoodContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Sin City (2005)”

Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds (1953) vs. War of the Worlds (2005)   The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by author H. G. Wells, first published in 1897, and focused on the earth in the days of an alien invasion. 56 years later, it was adapted to a film. The originalContinue reading “Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds”

Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)

‘It’s a fairly decent film hampered by its acting, storytelling and time’ War of the Worlds, 2005 Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman   Classic novel, brilliant director, big-name actor, rising young actress, remake of a popular film; what could possibly go wrong? BasedContinue reading “Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)”

Classic Film Review: Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Directed by: George Lucas Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee   The best Star Wars of film of the prequel trilogy (which, admittedly, holds as much honour as the prize for being the best 50 Shades film), RevengeContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)”

Classic Film Review: Crash (2005)

And the Oscar Goes to: Crash, 2005 Directed by: Paul Haggis Starring: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate   Crash, an American drama film with a stellar cast, focuses on the racism, social tensions and bigotry in Los Angeles. CrashContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Crash (2005)”